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35th Anniversary Gala and Auction

Please join us as a sponsor! We invite you to be a sponsor and be recognized for your support of the collective work to reduce the impact of hunger and poverty and to eliminate homelessness. We build on the strengths of individuals and families to develop a path for success. As a sponsor partner of

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35th Anniversary Gala and Auction

Please join us as a sponsor! Open Door Shelter’s 35th Anniversary Gala and Auction We invite you to be a sponsor and be recognized for your support of the collective work to reduce the impact of hunger and poverty and to eliminate homelessness. We build on the strengths of individuals and families to develop a

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The Hour: Efforts under way to end youth homelessness in Connecticut

“People realized we were under counting because youth are more hidden,” Archer-Simons said. “They’re moving from place to place to place, and sometimes they’re afraid of coming forward because they think they’ll have to switch schools or they’ll get put in a home … we’re more aware of where the youth are staying and what

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Housewarming Wishlist

Could your furniture help one of our families? Several families have moved into their own apartments – definitely a time to celebrate, and also a time to help them furnish their new homes! Right now we’re asking for: – twin-sized sheets, comforters, and pillows – 2 baby gates – 1 set of pots and pans

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Summer at the Shelter

There are exciting things happening this summer… Progress at the Smilow SoNo Life Center! New events! Amazing volunteers! Read more or sign up for our email newsletters here.

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